Posts Categorized: Press Releases

Salida Aspen Concerts welcomes the American Brass Quintet – Sat, Aug 2

With a performance record spanning more than 50 years and hailed as the “high priests of brass,” The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time. The ABQ has performed in the Salida Aspen Concerts series since it began 38 years ago, and will play again at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 2, at Salida High School auditorium, 26 Jones Avenue.

Community funding requests due August 31, 2014

Although the total funding needs to be approved by the City Council and will depend on other operating needs identified during the budget process, we hope to be able to fund $50,000 in requests, with a maximum amount of $5,000 to any organization.

Rocketman and skateparks and art

On Saturday July 12, the Denver Skatepark was the scene of the annual Skate For Life event hosted by by Walt Pourier of Stronghold Society, winner of one of this year’s Governor’s Leadership Awards.

Mon-Ark Shrine Club breakfast – Sat, Aug 2

Pancakes ~OR~ Biscuits & Gravy
Includes: Scrambled Eggs – Sausage – Coffee – Juice
Saturday, August 2nd, from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
$6.00 Per Person (Children under 6 FREE)
129 West Sackett Street (Corner of Sackett & G. St.)
Info: Call 539-2682

Dinosaur Discoveries comes to Salida – Tues, Aug 12

GARNA has invited experiential educator John Hankla to bring a few cast dinosaur skeletons from the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History to Salida and present a program about recent discoveries in Utah. Attendees will get up-close and see the “murderous monster” Terataphoneus and the bizarre Cosmosceratops.

350 Central Colorado sets board members, goals

The 350 Central Colorado organization has formally organized, after an active period working to raise awareness of the science of climate change and encouraging action to help fight it.

VOC launches “digital badges” program

The statewide nonprofit Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) has launched its #YourCO digital badge program to recognize those who care for Colorado’s natural resources. The various badges allow people to showcase their skills and achievements in outdoor stewardship online.

GARNA to offer tour of historic St. Elmo

On Friday, August 8, the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) in cooperation with Historic St. Elmo / Chalk Creek Canyon Inc. (HSE/CCC Inc.) is presenting a tour of historic St. Elmo.

Annual FYI silent auction to be held Fri, July 25

Family & Youth Initiatives is a prevention division within Chaffee County Health and Human Services and is comprised of Nurturing Parenting, Chaffee County Mentors, Youth @ Crossroads, and the Community Partnership for Families. FYI’s mission is to ensure Chaffee County families are the “Safest, most healthy, and self-sufficient in Colorado.”